January dec03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 28 July 2014
The stress of being middle-class...
R4 commissions a sitcom from Croft & Pearce
28/07/2014 … Comedy double act Croft & Pearce are to have their own series on Radio 4.
Krusty's unlucky 'bastard'
A tight 5: July 28
28/07/2014 … CHANNEL 4 has escaped censure from TV watchdogs Ofcom for airing an episode of The Simpsons containing the word 'bastard' at 6pm.
Sun 27 July 2014
Occultist transvestite lands Radio 4 show
Andrew O'Neill vs Middle England
27/07/2014 … Andrew O’Neill is to make his own stand-up show for Radio 4.
Birmingham gets a new comedy club
...in a lapdance bar
27/07/2014 … Birmingham is getting a new weekly comedy club, in a lap dace and strip club.
The comedy week ahead
27/07/2014 … The comedy week aheadTodayRADIO: To mark the 75th anniversary of its first transmission, Radio 4 Extra begins a run of one of the most popular radio series in British history.
Eddie Izzard announces Fringe gig
A tight 5: July 27
27/07/2014 … EDDIE IZZARD is to play a one-off gig at the Edinburgh Fringe next week.
Sat 26 July 2014
Still Game WILL return to TV
Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill in talks with BBC
26/07/2014 … Still Game will return to TV, its creators say.
Andy Kindler skewers Ricky Gervais
'There's not one person in England who likes him'
26/07/2014 … American comic Andy Kindler has savaged Ricky Gervais as 'despicable' during his annual State Of The Industry address.